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John M. Thayer, of Nebraska, an important division commander. New York Henry M. Judah, conspicuous during Morgan's raid of 1863. J. J. Bartlett received the arms of Lee's troops at Appomattox. Gustavus A. De Russy, who was brevetted for gallantry. Charles K. Graham led a brigade at Chancellorsville. N. Martin Curtis, promoted for gallantry at Fort Fisher. Romeyn B. Ayres, active as a division commander. Abram Duryee, First Colonel of Duryee's Zouaves. John P. Hatch, dashing leader of Cavalry. Henry A. Barnum, conspicuous brigade leader. Vicksburg campaign and assisting Hooker in the capture of Lookout Mountain. During the Atlanta campaign, he was made major-general of volunteers (July, 1864), and he commanded the Fifteenth Army Corps on the march to the sea. He was Major-General Canby's chief-of-staff in 1865. After the war he resigned from the service, and was American consul at Lyons, France. Thereafter, remaining in Europe, he made his h
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William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid, Chapter 12: (search)
e Union plank road on the South Carolina shore) is inadequate to feed his army and the people of Savannah, and General Foster assures me that he has his force on that very road, near the head of Broad River, so that cars no longer run between Charleston and Savannah. And yet, with this letter spread at length on the pages of his book, General Sherman goes on to say, following the last quotation preceding this letter to Grant: On examining my maps, I thought that the division of John P. Hatch, belonging to General Foster's command, might be moved from its then position at Broad River, by water, down to Bluffton, from which it could reach this plank road, fortify, and hold it-at some risk, of course, because Hardee could avail himself of his central position to fall on this detachment with his whole army. That is to say, while writing to General Grant, after receiving Hardee's letter and before any further word from Foster, that the latter held this plank road, he thought
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid, Chapter 13: (search)
Lee's, A. P. Stewart's, and Cheatham's—at Florence, Alabama, with Forrest's corps of cavalry, numbering in the aggregate about forty-five thousand men. General Thomas was in Nashville, Tennessee, quietly engaged in reorganizing his army out of the somewhat broken forces at his disposal. He had posted his only two regular corps—the Fourth and Twenty-third—under the general command of Major-General J. M. Schofield, at Pulaski, directly in front of Florence, with the three brigades of cavalry (Hatch, Croxton, and Capron), commanded by Major-General Wilson, watching closely for Hood's initiative. This force aggregated about thirty thousand men, was therefore inferior to the enemy; and General Schofield was instructed, in case the enemy made a general advance, to fall back slowly toward Nashville, fighting till he should be reenforced by General Thomas in person. * * * * Meantime General Thomas had organized the employs of the quartermaster's department into a corps, commanded by th<
John P. Hatch Brigadier GeneralApr. 4, 1862, to June 26, 1862. Cavalry command, Sigel's Division, Department of the Shenandoah Brigadier GeneralAug. 28, 1862, to Aug. 30, 1862. 1st Division, Third Army Corps, Army of Virginia Brigadier GeneralAug. 4, 1864, to Oct. 26, 1864. District of Florida, Northern District--Folly Island and Morris Island, Department of the South Brigadier GeneralJan. 23, 1865, to Feb. 26, 1865. 1st Separate brigade, Morris and folly islands, Northern District--Folly Island and Morris Island, Department of the South Brigadier GeneralJuly 27, 1862, to Aug. 28, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Third Army Corps, Army of Virginia Brigadier GeneralJune 2, 1864, to Aug. 1, 1864. District of Hilton Head, S. C., Northern District--Folly Island and Morris Island, Department of the South Brigadier GeneralJune 26, 1862, to July 27, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, Second Army Corps, Army of Virginia Brigadier GeneralMarch 24, 1864, to Apr. 25, 1864. District of Flori
eed, Leonard, Knowles, Duren, and Newell were promoted first lieutenants. Sergt. Stephen A. Swails, of Company F, was commissioned second lieutenant. Brig.-Gen. John P. Hatch relieved General Seymour of the command in Florida, March 28. He was a West Point graduate, who had served with the Third Infantry and Mounted Rifles inn Florida. Line was formed at 9 A. M., and the march to the transport began. Passing into town, the regiment halted and presented arms at the headquarters of General Hatch, the district, and General Ames, the division commander. Embarkation was speedily effected. Major Ten Eyck paid the officers on board. At 11 A. M. the Cosmoneral Gillmore was ordered to join the latter army with the divisions of Terry, Turner, and Ames, of the Tenth Corps, as rapidly as they could be transported. General Hatch was to take command of the Department of the South. Aware of the impending stroke in Virginia and the withdrawal of our main force from Florida, by April 18
join Lee. General Gillmore, on May 1, formally relinquished command of the department to General Hatch. Admiral Dahlgren, who had been North, returned that day and records in his journal: Hatch sHatch says that Gillmore has taken off twenty thousand men, and leaves him no more than enough to hold on. On the 17th Dahlgren writes that Hatch had some fourteen thousand men remaining, which were barelyHatch had some fourteen thousand men remaining, which were barely sufficient for the defensive. No mails came to Morris Island for many days, while the steamers were all employed in transporting troops North. The infantry regiments went out in regular turn forers from Black Island. There was an utter stagnation of active operations in the department. Hatch was considering a plan of moving up the Wando River in connection with the ironclads, and a forauently engaged with the lower James Island batteries about Secessionville, at long range. General Hatch, having concluded to try to cut the railroad at Ashepoo, sent Brig.-Gen. William Birney with
July 1, arriving early on the 2d. There General Hatch, with Saxton's and Davis's brigades, landi, for news had been received of the landing of Hatch's and Birney's forces. The enemy was apprehenh but one man of another regiment killed. General Hatch on John's Island that day advanced on the al vessels fired slowly all that night. General Hatch, on the 4th, moved on the road toward the er Lieutenant-Colonel Hooper's command. General Hatch on the 5th moved forward some miles and toery with Birney's brigade was sent to join General Hatch. General Birney had returned to Florida. nce that afternoon between Generals Foster and Hatch and Admiral Dahlgren, when it was decided thatrther serious efforts profitable, and that General Hatch should withdraw from John's Island on the two field batteries was ordered to attack General Hatch in his threatening position. Colonel Harrght, in pursuance of the prearranged plan, General Hatch withdrew from John's Island upon transport[7 more...]
rendering it bleak and cheerless on Morris Island, exposed to the chilling winds and damp atmosphere. News of the re-election of President Lincoln was received with enthusiasm as a guarantee that the war would be vigorously prosecuted. Brigadier-General Hatch relieved General Potter on the 17th of the district command. Some changes had taken place among the officers since the return from James Island. Lieut. Frederick H. Webster reported for duty July 16, and Asst.-Surg. Louis D. Radzinskyments. Acting Major Pope, with Companies A, D, I, and K, crossed to Folly Island on the evening of the 26th, made a night march, and arrived at Stono about midnight. At dark the next day this force embarked with the Fifty-sixth New York and General Hatch and staff on the Cosmopolitan, reaching Hilton Head on the 28th. Lieutenant-Colonel Hooper, with Companies C, E, G, and H, left Morris Island on the steamer General Hooker on the 27th, arriving at Hilton Head about 3 A. M. the next day. This
ed as the Coast Division, under command of General Hatch. Gen. E. E. Potter's First Brigade was comnd R. H. L. Jewett were on staff duty with General Hatch. A large fleet was ready at Port Royal,Homans were taken upon the steamer Fraser, General Hatch made the General Hooker his flagship. Oeading to Coosawhatchie and Pocotaligo. General Hatch's flagboat, the Fraser, flying a blue pennmy advancing down. the Grahamville road. General Hatch moved his column at 7.30 A. M., preceded b a heavy fire which drove them to cover. General Hatch, perceiving that the enemy held a strong pt by Col. William T. Bennett, the chief of General Hatch's staff, to whom application was made for manned by sailors reported to me, sent back by Hatch from the main force. I was very glad to see tCaptain Pope continues, saying,— I saw General Hatch speak to Colonel Bennett, chief of staff, el, when he said in a most excited manner, General Hatch's orders are for you to follow me. . . . W[5 more...]
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